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Pickle Day Returns to the Lower East Side on October 19

Posted September 9, 2014 at 9:22 am

Time to pucker up; this year’s Lower East Side Pickle Day is quickly approaching. Brine time. The event will feature over twenty picklers alongside other local food and fashion vendors. It’ll also most likely run in tandem with the semi-frequent DayLife series, as it did last year. This year’s outing will be the second iteration of pickles invading Orchard Street between […]

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Lower East Side Pickle Day Returning October 27

Last modified September 11, 2013 at 11:16 am

Thanks to the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, last fall was fully sour for pickle fanatics. Winds, floods, and lack of power in the wake of the late-October storm completely sidelined the annual Lower East Side Pickle Day. That was then. The event returns next month for the first time since 2010. The Lower East Side […]

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Update: Lower East Side Pickle Day Cancelled Due to Hurricane Sandy

Posted November 1, 2012 at 11:15 am

The LES Pickle Day that was already rescheduled for November 4 has now officially been cancelled, due to the havoc that Sandy wreaked on the ‘hood. From the Lower East Side BID: The loss of power, combined with spotty cell phone service in the area, makes for less than desirable circumstances to execute a three-block […]

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Lower East Side Pickle Day Returning November 4 [Updated]

Last modified October 27, 2012 at 4:35 pm

Fall 2011 was a sour season, having elapsed without the appearance of the popular International Pickle Day on the Lower East Side.

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Lower East Side Pickle Day to Return in April 2012

Posted November 10, 2011 at 6:41 am

With the first annual Peck Slip Pickle Festival rearing its head this Sunday at the New Amsterdam Market, rumors abound regarding the future of the Lower East Side forerunner.

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Reminder: 10th Annual Pickle Day Today

Posted October 17, 2010 at 10:20 am

Today is the 10th Annual NYC International Pickle Day.  Festivities will be held in the municipal parking lot on Broome, as well as on Broome between Orchard and Ludlow.

Life After Guss: From Pickles to Kimchi

Last modified November 3, 2009 at 5:49 pm

Yesterday afternoon, we stopped by Guss’ Pickles for the weekly regimen of delicious full sours.  Outside the tiny storefront, owner Patricia Fairhurst was busy with a handtruck, unloading boxes of Ball jars and latex gloves onto the sidewalk.  It was a somber sight and a brief scare all rolled into one.  However, Fairhurst assured us […]

Recap: Ninth Annual International Pickle Day

Posted October 5, 2009 at 6:25 am

Under beautiful partly cloudy skies, the Ninth Annual NYC International Pickle Day was held yesterday in the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets.  This year’s celebration of pickled fare was somewhat overshadowed by the noticeable absence of Guss’ Pickles from the group of vendors.  They remained in their soon-to-be-vacant 87 Orchard Street locale. However, that didn’t deter […]